Yes, that was what was
confusing me, the reference to a heat source. As you quite rightly say, that is
generally only relevant to drug farms where they have to have the heat to
There appears to be no
evidence that this is drug-related so for now, is probably not worth going down
The situation you are in there
for is exactly the same as if he is a cigarette smoker.
There are two elements which
you can possibly bring an action in respect of: the first is, in respect of the
dog noise and the continual barking and the second is, in respect of the smoke.
It is worth referring both of these to the Environmental Health Department at
the local Council because whilst the dog noise is not a health problem it is an
In addition to the Environmental
Health Department you also have the potential claim which you could take to
court in common-law nuisance . You are going to have to have some evidence
(recording or whatever and dates and times) of the smoke and the noise.
It is not going to be a cheap
or easy application if it gets to court but to avoid that, initially, a
solicitors letter might wake the neighbour up to do something about both
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